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Upcoming POV Documentary Screenings

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Screenings of S25 POV premieres and encores are happening across the country! Check out some exciting ones below. For a full listing of upcoming screenings, visit our local events calendar. Don’t see your city on the map? Interested in seeing a POV documentary near you? It’s easy! Join our Community Network. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage for the most up-to-date news from Community Engagement and Education!

Washington, DC

Kings of Pastry
Friday, July 13, 2012, 7:00 PM
Join the Hill Center for a screening of Kings of Pastry. Sweets and treats offered at the event by The Sweet Lobby just a block from Hill Center at 404 8th Street SE, near Eastern Market Metro! For more information, call (202) 549-4172.

Long Beach, CA

The Light in Her Eyes
Sunday, July 15, 2012, 1:30 PM
As part of the PBS SoCaL 2012 summer film series, catch select POV films before they air. This month, enjoy a free sneak-preview screening of The Light in Her Eyes followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers at the Long Beach Cinematheque.

Phoenix, AZ

Nostalgia for the Light
Sunday, July 15, 2012, 1:00 PM
Join the Phoenix Art Museum for a sneak-preview screening of Nostalgia for the Light. To find out more, call 602 307-2016.

Chattanooga, TN

I’m Carolyn Parker
Monday, July 16, 2012, 6:30 PM
Join the Chattanooga Film Society for a free screening of I’m Carolyn Parker as part of a summer POV-themed screening series, in partnership with the Mise En Scenesters Film Club at the YMCA of Chattanooga. For more information, call (423) 894-8927.

Springfield, IL

Better This World
Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 7:00 PM
Join Liberty Brew & View for a free screening of Better This World, in partnership with Springfield area ACLU at Capital City Bar & Grill. University of Illinois Law School professor Steve Beckett will speak after the film.

POV Staff
POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.